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Sabudana pops/Vada

Happy Navratri friends! Sabudana pops! Doesn’t it sound interesting?This is nothing but Sabudana vada transformed into pops. I didn’t add onion nor garlic as this can be savored during vrath(fasting). I could not wait to post this delicacy. Sabudana vada is very famous in Maharashtra. I first tasted it in Mumbai after my marriage  and learn’t to prepare it from my ... Read More »

Pancharangi pulav

Pancharangi pulav is a colourful pulav with full of nutrition. Pancharangi means five colors.This is one of my favorite pulav which is very mild in flavor.I adapted this recipe from Sanjeev kapoors recipe book. Ingredients: Basmathi rice-1 ½ cups (soaked for 15 minutes) Ghee-3 tbsp Cinnamon-1” Green cardamoms-3-4 Cloves-3-4 Black peppercorns-7-8 Bay leaves-2 Cumin seeds-1 tsp Onions-2 medium Carrot-1 diced French beans-6-8 ... Read More »

Ajwaini murgh pakode

 I just bought  season 1 Master Chef India winner Pankaj Bhadouria’s cookery book last week.It has eye catching pictures with excellent recipes of all the  Master chef anchor chefs recipe’s.So my daughter suggested me to try Ajwaini Murgh Pakode.Ajwaini Murgh Pakode is nothing but carom-seed flavoured chicken bites.So after our routine evening badminton play I fried this pakode for the ... Read More »

Egg fried rice

Egg fried rice is a popular dish from china.I prepared this on my daughters demand today.This fried rice is a healthy version since it contains eggs and vegetables. Using Colored capsicum makes the rice colorful and tasty. Ingredients: Basmathi rice-1 ½ cups Onions -2chopped lengthwise and 1 chopped  finely Garlic -4-5 chopped finely Green capsicum-1/2 diced into small cubes Yellow ... Read More »

Dum aaloo

Dum aaloo is a classic  North Indian dish prepared with baby potatoes with rich tomato based gravy.It is best served with rotis. Recipe adapted from: Nita Mehta Ingredients: Baby potatoes-20 Onions-3 Ginger-1/2” Water melon seeds(magaz)-3tbsp Cashews-12 Tomatoes-3 Garam masala powder-1tsp Kashmiri chilly powder-1tsp Coriander powder-1 tsp Rice flour -4tsp Ghee-3tbsp Coriander  leaves-to garnish Salt – to taste Sugar-a pinch Method: ... Read More »

Sarson Da Saag

Sarson da saag is best served with Makki di roti.Sarson means mustard leaves.This is a typical Punjabi dish.Makki di roti and sarson da saag is mostly prepared during winter. Ingredients: Sarson (mustard leaves)-1kg Spinach-250gms Turnips-2 peeled and chopped(optional) Garlic-3-4flakes Ginger-2” piece Greenchilli-1 Salt-to taste Makki ka atta (maize flour)-2tbsp Jaggery powder-1 ½ tsp Temper: Ghee-3tbsp Green chillies-2 finely chopped Ginger-1” ... Read More »

Makki Di Roti

Makki Di Roti is a flat Punjabi bread made out of maize flour .It is yellow in color when it is ready and has much  less adhesive strength.The best accompaniment is Sarson Da Saag (Mustard leaves curry),Buttermilk and a generous blob of butter. Recipe adapted from Show me the curry and Nita mehta Ingredients: Makki Ka Atta (maize flour) – ... Read More »

Chicken Satay

Chicken satay is a very famous Malaysian street food.It has the succulent taste and it is very delicious to eat.We were first exposed to this dish by my sister when she took us to Yo china restaurant when it had  just started in Mangalore.But now the restaurant is closed for the reasons unknown.My kids enjoy this dish to the core.At present we ... Read More »

Kadai Paneer

 Kadai means Indian wok and paneer means Indian cheese.Kadai paneer is a spicy dish with rich tomato  based gravy.Paneer is made from milk and it is a good source of calcium.Most of the kids and adults  love it. Ingredients: Paneer-200grams Onion-1 (paste this) Ginger garlic paste-2tsp Tomato puree -2 tomatoes Coriander powder-1tsp Turmeric powder-1/4tsp Cumin powder-1/4tsp Garam masala powder-1/4 tsp ... Read More »

Bili Holige (chiroti rawa chapathi)

Bili holige is a dish from Karnataka and is famous in Bangalore.Bili means white in Kannada.Holige means stuffed paratha.But in this recipe I am not using any stuffing.There are various recipes and names for this rotti.This dish is prepared  by using Chiroti rawa.Chiroti rawa is  very fine wheat rawa.This chapati is very soft and  very tasty .No one can eat ... Read More »